A spokesman for Wakefield Council said they were 'obviously concerned' by the issue, which they had not been made aware of before.
The spokesman added: 'I would urge the business involved to get in touch with us as soon as possible.'Why? What do you plan to do about it, lie in wait until someone pokes their head in, decides they’d rather have a pizza instead, and backs out, then grab them by the scruff of the neck and force them to buy something?
She said a lot of people in Ossett had supported her, but if business did not improve she would have to close by autumn.
'They just open the door of my cafe and once they take a look at me they walk out,' she said.Aha! I see a ‘Oh oh, my business plan isn't working out, and I don’t want the blame for it’ here.